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15 Best Backpacks in Singapore [2024]

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The backpack is one of the most important pieces of gear in your backpacker’s arsenal. It needs to be comfortable, durable, and versatile so you can carry all your stuff with ease.

A good backpack will also help you stay organized on the go and make sure that you don’t forget anything important when leaving for a trip or adventure.

And we know that choosing a backpack can be a difficult process. With so many different styles and brands to choose from, it is hard to make the perfect decision.

In this post, we will discuss 15 of the Best Backpacks in Singapore that are available for purchase. This list includes both men’s and women’s backpack options!

1. Targus Newport Backpack

Targus Newport Backpack - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Targus)
Targus Newport Backpack – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Targus)
Key FeaturesSingle compartment with padded laptop cradle
Compatible with Macbook Pro 16″
Front zippered pocket
Hidden back panel pocket for added security
Hideaway, adjustable shoulder straps
Comfortable top carry handle
Premium metallic trim
High-density water-repellent twill nylon and leatherette accents
Where to buyAmazon
Price$40.00

When the vacation approaches its conclusion, students begin to search for the ideal backpack to take them through the next semester. The Targus Newport Backpack is one of the finest in the market.

This backpack has a sleek, yet efficient style. It includes numerous compartments for things like a laptop, daily and travel essentials.

The backpack’s compartments include hidden pockets where you can store your valuables. Front zippered pockets are also useful for quickly retrieving items.

The shoulder straps are extremely flexible, and a convenient top handle is included for easy transportation. It’s constructed of weather-resistant nylon and leatherette, making it more durable.

Key Differentiator

  • 15″ Laptops and Under
  • Black
  • 12 Litres
  • 560 g
  • 28.5 x 8.3 x 39.5 cm
  • 35.9 x 24.7 cm
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Buyer’s Review

Great back pack! It has plenty of pockets, Including hidden ones on the back of the bag. There are 5 zippered compartments, not including the main two. The outside is slick and water resistant. The inside has two pockets, an inner zipper, and can fit my 15 inch dell xps laptop with ease. It still looks incredible, and professional. I don’t know how it will last, but will update review if need be.

Love the pockets, and love the look.

K

2. Jansport Superbreak

Jansport Superbreak - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Jansport)
Jansport Superbreak – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Jansport)
Key Features2/3 padded back panel
Front utility pocket with organizer
One main compartment
Web haul handle
Side water bottle pocket
Made in part with recycled materials
Where to buyJansport
Price$35.00

Jansport is a well-known manufacturer of high-quality, long-lasting backpacks. And while we’re on the subject, there’s nothing wrong with their basic product, the Jansport Superbreak.

The classic design features an ultra-lightweight design and two main compartments that are ideal for everyday use. The padded shoulder straps are adjustable, as is the handle on the top.

It’s also available in a variety of colors, allowing you to pick whatever strikes your fancy. Because it has a timeless and classic style, it’s regarded one of Singapore’s finest backpacks!

Key Differentiator

  • Padded shoulder straps
  • Organizer compartment
  • Water bottle pocket

Buyer’s Review

JanSport is the best brand for backpacks because they are stylish, durable and have a FABULOUS repair program. If you buy a JanSport you have purchased a product that lasts a lifetime! Whenever our kids (or us) break a zipper or wear out a seam, we simply contact the company and, for the cost of shipping, get it repaired quickly and well. The only down side is the sheer amount of colors and designs to pick from…but that, in my opinion, is a great problem to have!

Teacher Becca

3. CamPro Black

CamPro Black - Backpack Singapore (Credit: CamPro)
CamPro Black – Backpack Singapore (Credit: CamPro)
Key FeaturesThree Ways Of Carrying 
Fully Equipped / Half Equipped
Full Daily Backpack
15.7″L X 7″W X 12.1″H
Where to buyVenque
Price$199.00

If you’re a photographer who spends a lot of time on your feet shooting photos of the street and landscape, you should get yourself one of these bags.

The CamPro Black is an urban-inspired backpack that can also be used as a camera bag, which is best suited for photographers.

The Campro is a convertible and practical backpack that’s ideal for people who want more in terms of design. It’s the greatest bag to carry all of your stuff in one location because it’s convertible and functional.

Thanks to its spacious top and main compartments, it can accommodate up to four cameras and other devices without looking large. It also includes both chest and waist straps to support your back while walking long distances.

Key Differentiator

  • Holds DSLR with 70-200, 4 Lenses, Flash
  • Accommodates 15.4″ Laptop
  • Two Separate Compartments for Gear
  • Padded Touch-Fastening Interior Dividers

Buyer’s Review

The backpack exceeded all my expectations! It is so beautiful and I will be using it as a regular bag as well as a camera bag. Going to Costa Rica next week and can’t wait to try it out for real! Thank you for making such fine quality bags!!

Sara Karisson

4. Shimoda

Shimoda - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Shimoda)
Shimoda – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Shimoda)
Key FeaturesMultiple Access Points
Height-Adjustable Harness
Core Unit Modular Camera Insert System
Mobile Office and Snack Bar Pockets
Lightweight Water-Resistant Materials
Where to buyAmazon
Price$390.90

Ian Millar, the founder of Shimoda Designs, is a lifelong adventurer, snowboarder, and product designer known for creating some of the most cutting-edge camera bags on the market.

Ian’s new endeavor, however, is his next step in his lifelong mission to improve the lives of those who suffer from mountain sickness. It combines all of his learnings into a holistic approach that uses the most cutting-edge materials and technologies to reduce discomfort, tiredness, and suffering caused by foul mountain weather. The products are a clear indication and perfect for adventure lovers.

Shimoda is a company that caters to those who can’t say no to excitement and danger.

Shimoda was created by a lifelong explorer who wanted to maximize every journey. We’re talking about every outdoor scenario, from accessibility and safety to comfort and ease, that no other bag can equal.

Key Differentiator

  • Wide range of designs
  • Perfect for photographers
  • Heavy-duty and good quality

Buyer’s Review

I don’t know what the other people that reviewed this bag are thinking because I’ve used over 5 different expensive camera bags and this has by far been the best one I’ve used so far. You can tell they put a lot of thought into the design and it is hands down the most comfortable bag I’ve bought.

Robert Austin Wiley

5. Lotuff Leather Backpack

Lotuff Leather Backpack - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Lotuff)
Lotuff Leather Backpack – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Lotuff)
Key FeaturesFully leather buckle-closure backpack design
Hand-selected, tumbled, vegetable-tanned leather
Double-gusset construction with three vertical interior compartments
Six-inch top zipper pocket for passport, keys, or phone storage
Exterior zipper pocket on back of bag for storage of valuables, computer, or tablet
Handcrafted in New England
Where to buyLotuff
Price$1,300.00

The leather backpack by Mattel ‘Luffet’ is a one-of-a-kind piece of luggage that combines the functionality of a backpack with the elegance of a briefcase. It’s handcrafted in New England and has all the features you’d expect from such an item.

This bag has a double-gusset design, making it excellent for business commutes or travel. It also features a zippered pocket in the back that allows you to store valuables, laptops, and tablets close to your body.

The backpack is classified as a men’s bag, yet the design is clearly suitable for women. This leather backpack in Singapore may be worn with any style of clothing and still appear fashionable.

Key Differentiator

  • One part briefcase, one part backpack
  • Handmade in America
  • Double-gusset construction
  • Back zipper pocket

Buyer’s Review

When thinking about a backpack, many women may turn the other way- opting for a more feminine piece. However, ever since I set my eyes on this backpack, I knew i was making the right decision! It is a magnificent piece and one that attracts positive reactions from both men and women. it is spacious enough to fit all of the daily essentials (for those commuting to and from work) while always being in style. i travel often for work, and this particular backpack has been ideal for those sometime stressful moments. it is comfortable and the leather is EXQUISITe (soft and strong). if you are considering to purchase this backpack, think no more. it is an investment that you will love time and time again. thank you Lotuff for such a wonderful piece and service!

6. Deuter Futura Vario 50 + 10

Deuter Futura Vario 50 + 10 - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Deuter)
Deuter Futura Vario 50 + 10 – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Deuter)
Key Features100% Polyester
Made in USA or Imported
15″ shoulder drop
Aircomfort Sensic Vario backsystem
Vari Fit – Quick, easy and infinite micro adjustment of the back length
Adjustable torso length range 15 21″
ActiveFit pivoting Sshaped shoulder harness – automatically adjusts to the ergonomics of each wearer with a soft edge and airy 3D mesh lining
Load adjustment straps at shoulders
Where to buyDeuter
Price$321.15

With a single look at the Deuter Futura Vario 50 + 10, you can see that it is designed for active people. It’s specially made for extended periods of outdoor activities.

It’s ideal for extreme activities since it has all of the features you’ll require. This includes the Aircomfort system, which provides maximum ventilation while exposed to high heat.

The hip belt and back panel distribute weight equally, as you can see on the rear. It provides a pleasant fit because to this.

Furthermore, the top lid may be adjusted for more extensive storage. The rain hood that comes with the bag protects you from the elements no matter what Mother Nature throws at you. This is a fantastic feature if you’re looking for water-resistant backpacks in Singapore.

This bag is designed to last a long time and has many compartments where you may keep all of your clothes, food, equipment, and other belongings for an extended journey.

Key Differentiator

  • 50% Recycled
  • PFC Free
  • Aircomfort Sensic PRO Backsystem
  • Perfect Fit Through Natural Ergonomics

Buyer’s Review

I have no idea why this backpack isn’t more widely known or talked about! After visiting REI multiple times and never truly loving any pack I tried on, I felt like settling for something just meh. REI held a few deuter packs, but I never knew this specific one existed. It’s incredibly better engineered than any of the basic packs that Osprey and Gregory make, and significantly less $$ for a lot more features.

I extend my thanks to German engineering and this company for including it all in one pack. The mesh and bent frame that keeps the pack from touching your back is a blessing, as instead of being a sweaty mess I only had to deal with my shoulders under the straps getting sweaty. The collapsability and ample straps allow for the pack to be used comfortably even when filled to a fraction of it’s capacity. Also, I love outside pockets in general, and I’m so glad this pack offered so many pockets and zippers from the outside.

I’ve used the pack on weekend trips twice so far, and I feel like I’ve made the best purchase of my young adult life. I fully expect this pack to last decades as you can tell quality and functionality were huge considerations when this pack was designed. Hats off to deuter for not breaking the bank, and simply making a pack that blows everyone out of the water.

Andrew B.

7. XD Bobby Bizz

XD Bobby Bizz - Backpack Singapore (Credit: XD)
XD Bobby Bizz – Backpack Singapore (Credit: XD)
Key FeaturesDual Function: Backpack or Briefcase
Integrated zinc alloy lock
Hidden Zippers & Pockets
Integrated USB charging port
Optimal Weight balance
Cut Resistant
Water Repellent Fabric
Including a Shoulderbag strap
Illuminating safety stripes
Fits a 12.9″ Tablet (tablet compartment
Fits a 15.6″ Laptop (laptop compartment)
Where to buyXD Design
Price$130.00

Are you already getting ready for your company trip? If that’s the case, bringing the XD Bobby Bizz with you is a good idea!

This laptop sleeve is available in two distinct styles: a briefcase and a backpack. It has an integrated zinc alloy lock to ensure that your laptop and essential papers are safe.

The USB charging port functionality is the distinctive feature of this bag, so you may charge your phone while on the move. It includes a metal frame that supports the contents and keeps everything in place.

It’s similar to the previous one in that it also has secret compartments where you can keep your cards and other travel goodies.

Key Differentiator

  • 2 Years guarantee
  • Integrated USB Charging Port
  • Padded compartments for a 15.6” laptop and holds a tablet up to 10”
  • Illuminating Safety Stripes
  • Water Repellent Fabric: made out of high quality polyester

Buyer’s Review

Excellent backpack, used this on a recent business trip to China, a place where pickpocketing is common and where you have to be aware of your surroundings. This is a very compact backpack and is very comfortable to wear, I used it for carrying a small 13″ laptop, 10″ tablet and a set of Noise Cancelling Headphones in a case, along with some other misc. items and documents, but from there it was quite full. So keep in mind that this is a very minimalist back-pack with limited storage for overnight or several day trips.

I also had some isssues with the 3 code lock and setting my own code which involved a hard reset by pressing on the silver pin and turning the dials till it reset. From there, I was able to set my own code. The ability to swtich from a backpack to a briefcase is a nice design as well.

It only has one visible zippered pocket on the side which has the USB cord for a powerbank, this pocket is good enough for carrying a phone or other misc. items., the main zippered compartment is difficult to open, for the obvious reason, but the adjustable or full 180 degree open is nice and ideal.

Build quailty is good, comes well packed in a nice box with paperwork to check authenticity online with a code.

Commander Data

8. Alpha Industries Backpack

Alpha Industries Backpack - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Alpha Industries)
Alpha Industries Backpack – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Alpha Industries)
Key FeaturesTop carry handle
Two expanding compartments
Hook and loop “A” logo patch on front body
Exterior zipper pocket
Four wrap around buckle straps
Padded shoulder straps
Adjustable waist and sternum straps
Molle detailing on front
Where to buyAlpha Industries
Price$‌190.00

You may be familiar with this Alpha Industries Backpack. Yes, there are a lot of “square” or “rectangle” designs for backpacks currently on the market. However, this bag is considerably less expensive than the others. So, if you like this pattern and want to save money, this is an excellent option.

With a capacity of 22 liters, it has a nice balance between enough area and compact size. But don’t worry, because it can also accommodate a 15-inch laptop without difficulty. There are side zippers to allow you to store objects that you wish to remove on short notice.

This backpack is also waterproof because it is composed of polyester with a carbon sheen. It has all of the characteristics listed above, and it comes at an incredible price!

Key Differentiators

  • 28L
  • W13xH19xD7
  • 100% Nylon

9. Lixada Outdoor Travel Backpack

Lixada Outdoor Travel Backpack - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Lixada)
Lixada Outdoor Travel Backpack – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Lixada)
Key FeaturesMade from water resistant rip-stop nylon fabric
Spacious main compartment and numerous pouches with 50L large capacity
Breathable back panel with airflow channels for best ventilation and comfort
Thickly padded mesh shoulder strap
With strong hanging system
Adjustable chest belt and waist belt
Include a free rain cover to keep your gear dry in wet weather.
Where to buyLixada

Are you looking for a rewarding long-distance trek or hiking expedition? You’ll need a suitable hiking backpack to go with you. The Lixada Hiking Backpack is an excellent choice as it is durable and affordable.

The bag is made from tear- and water-resistant nylon. It can withstand rain, sun, or extreme temperatures. With a capacity of 50 liters, it may handle longer journeys as well. Aside from the main compartment, there are numerous other tiny compartments where you may keep your stuff.

For a low-cost backpack, it has surprisingly good ergonomics, which catered to your shoulders and back.

Key Differentiator

  • 6 Colors
  • Ergonomic Back Design
  • Ventilated Back System
  • 50L High Capacity

10. Anello Casual Backpack

Anello Casual Backpack - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Anello)
Anello Casual Backpack – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Anello)
Key FeaturesBest for mothers, students, and any holiday activities
There are side pockets on
Contains a wire to keep it opened widely
The brand Anello means Growth ring in Italian
Japan import.
Where to buyAmazon
Price$75.40

However, as a woman, it’s quite difficult to come by a backpack that is both fashionable and functional. Unfortunately, many men’s backpacks are too big and bulky. But don’t worry; we discovered the Anello Casual Backpack, which is ideal for women. It has a sleek and modern appearance that would look great for everyday essentials.

This backpack can accommodate a 13-inch laptop quite well and anything that is A4-shaped. With a 20cm breadth, this bag may be expanded to accommodate considerably more than it appears. It may also be used as a travel bag for a quick trip away.

This backpack doesn’t get dirty easily since it is non-absorbent, and it has a polyester canvas exterior. You can wipe stains away completely. This is the best small backpack for ladies – don’t miss out on it!

Key Differentiator

  • Vintage Style
  • Zipper access at the back and side pockets
  • 15-inch laptop

Buyer’s Review

I love this bag so much. The size is perfect for me. It’s cute and holds a lot of things. The back zipper makes it convenient to get into the bag without having to go through the top zipper. The side pockets are great for holding your phone.

Jenalyn S.

11. Herschel Supply Co. Backpack

Herschel Supply Co. Backpack - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Herschel)
Herschel Supply Co. Backpack – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Herschel)
Key FeaturesSignature striped liner
15″ laptop sleeve
Zippered closures with Prusik cord pulls
Front pocket with key clip
Dual water bottle pockets
Where to buyHerschel
Price$86.90

The Herschel Supply Co Backpack is one of Singapore’s most popular backpacks. Its timeless appearance and construction appeal to a wide range of users – from students to working adults and frequent tourists.

This laptop backpack has a slim profile that is inspired by bags used by mountaineers and hikers. We appreciate how light it feels on our shoulders despite having a laptop and being packed to the brim. This backpack has an extra-deep cushioned computer sleeve that is safe for your 15-inch laptop.

The Herschel Backpack is also ideal for Singapore’s humid climate. It features a mesh back cushioning to allow your skin to breathe, reducing sweat buildup. There are 9 distinct color options available, so this popular Herschel Backpack is definitely worth considering!

Key Differentiator

  • Signature striped fabric liner
  • Front Storage Pocket
  • Prusik Zipper Pulls
  • 1.26 lbs / 0.57 kg
  • 24L
  • 16.5″(H) x 12″(W) x 5.5″(D)

Buyer’s Review

“This is an excellent backpack clearly of a high production quality. It carries all of my supplies for school (a ton of books, papers, and folders, as well as some clothes) with some room to spare, without looking packed. It has ample space and functionality while still looking stylish and minimal. It doesn’t have the excess of zippers, useless compartments, or the long adjustment straps that are hallmarks of “freshman” backpacks. Overall, it remains functional without looking dorky, and it comes at a fair price. I really don’t know what else I could ask for in a backpack, and I am so glad that I bought it!”

L. Cornell

12. Superdry Backpack

Superdry Backpack - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Superdry)
Superdry Backpack – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Superdry)
Key FeaturesLined interior
2 front zip pockets
1 sleeve pocket
8 slot pockets
1 mesh zip pocket
2 side zip pockets
1 ID slot
Where to buySuper Dry
Price$139.00

If you like huge brand logos, this Superdry Backpack is ideal. The back of the bag has a large font logo for the iconic Superdry brand. Instead of a business backpack, it may be more suitable as a casual or school backpack.

The Superdry Backpack is a 21L bag with an adjustable strap that can fit most 17-inch laptops. If your laptop is hefty, you won’t feel any strain thanks to the well-cushioned shoulder strap. Furthermore, it has a completely waterproof construction that includes its material and zip, ensuring that no water can get through.

If you don’t want a basic design, this famous backpack is a fantastic alternative!

Key Differentiator

  • 100% Waterproof Heavy Duty Multi-function Laptop Backpack
  • PVC Tarpaulin
  • Suitable for all occasions

13. Adidas Originals 3D Issey Miyake Backpack

Adidas Originals 3D Issey Miyake Backpack - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Adidas)
Adidas Originals 3D Issey Miyake Backpack – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Adidas)
Key FeaturesDimensions: 28 cm x 46 cm x 10 cm
Shell: 100% polyurethane synthetic leather; Lining: 100% polyester plain weave
Inner laptop compartment
Inner smartphone and zip pockets
Adjustable, padded shoulder straps
Where to buyAdidas
Price$130.00

The Adidas Issey Miyake Backpack is one of the most popular backpacks for teens and young adults. Its style is unforgettable and quintessentially cool. The backpack changes color in the sunlight at various angles, reflecting a distinct hue. When you have this bag on your back, you’re bound to receive a lot of jealous looks.

This backpack is comfy to carry since it has adjustable and cushioned shoulder straps. It’s also quite light when packed, making it ideal for extended excursions where you must lug your bag throughout.

The bag’s interior is divided into individual laptop and phone compartments, which are well-protected. Overall, this is a one-of-a-kind backpack with a design that will undoubtedly pique everyone’s attention.

Key Differentiator

  • 3D geometric print
  • Futuristic look
  • Inside pockets

14. Samsonite Avant Backpack II

Samsonite Avant Backpack II - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Samsonite)
Samsonite Avant Backpack II – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Samsonite)
Key FeaturesErgonomic straps
Laptop compartment
Smart Sleeve
Colour: BLACK
Material: 100% Polyester
Dimension: 44.0 x 30.0 x 18.0cm
Volume: 22L
Weight: 1kg
Where to buySamsonite
Price$220.00

Samsonite is a globally known luggage and bag company. The Samsonite Avant Backpack II is one of their less expensive backpacks, which costs around $150 as we recently updated it. For the quality of Samsonite, this is an excellent deal.

The Avant by Samsonite has three major compartments. There are two front compartments to keep items you need fast access to. It is divided into two parts in the main compartment: one for your laptop and the other for your papers.

The big form of this backpack allows it to grow if needed, which means more free space for you. This Avant Backpack would appeal to you if you’re looking for a high-quality Samsonite at a lower price than usual.

Key Differentiator

• Front organization pockets for easy access
• Laptop compartment
• Rich and unique trims on pullers
• Hidden secure pocket at the back
• Smart sleeve

15. Fjallraven Kanken Backpack

Fjallraven Kanken Backpack - Backpack Singapore (Credit: Fjallraven Kanken)
Fjallraven Kanken Backpack – Backpack Singapore (Credit: Fjallraven Kanken)
Key FeaturesPopular backpack in hardwearing Vinylon F fabric
Carried as a backpack or a bag via convertible straps
Removable seat pad, reflective logo
Name and address label on the inside of the pack
Where to buyFjallraven
Price$80.00

Since 1978, Fjallraven Kanken has designed backpacks. Their first backpacks were created to help schoolchildren with their back problems. The Fjallraven Kanken Backpack stands out because it is so light: It weighs only 300g, which is far less than most others.

A lighter backpack is beneficial to your back’s health. It’s made of Vinlyon F, a lightweight material that’s highly resilient as well. This bag also follows the principles of minimalism. It accomplishes everything effectively and simply without any unnecessary complications. As a result, utilizing this backpack will be an enjoyable experience.

Key Differentiator

  • Customizable
  • Sustainable
  • Available in wide variety of colors
  • Every outdoor

Buyer’s Review

I have four kids, eldest 10, youngest 3- and they all use kanken’s for school and daycare. The size is amazing for holding what they need to and from school, even chrome books. I did a lot of research before shelling out the money. My son could previously tear the fabric on other $130+ bags and he cannot seem to wreck the fabric of the kanken, and shockingly they don’t hold stains either! It has been a lot of fun seeing my kids enjoy these bags.

Stephanie B.

Backpack Singapore

Choosing the backpack that is right for you can seem like a daunting task. But we hope this list of 15 backpacks in Singapore will help you narrow down your options and find the backpack to fit all your needs!

Whether it’s for hiking, travel, or just daily use, there is something on this list for everyone. So take some time to search through our selection and see if any backpack stands out as perfect for you!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Singapore. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Singapore. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Singapore has to offer.